Updated March 30 at 9:51pm
Social Welfare
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The nonprofit Olneyville Housing Corp. has purchased 14 residential properties over the past year in the area of Amherst and Chaffee streets, and will renovate the buildings to create more affordable housing. more
Capital Good Fund CEO discusses the group’s holistic approach to fighting poverty. more
In the first half of 2014, the Rhode Island Foundation awarded more than 320 grants totaling more than $15.6 million to programs that serve Rhode Island. more
“You can either offer work, you can offer wisdom, or you can offer wealth,” said Oliver Bennett, senior vice president at Bank of America Corp. While it could be assumed that Bennett was talking about his industry, of which he’s been a part for nearly three decades, the advice actually hits a little closer to home – both for Bennett, who heard it from his father-in-law, Ron Boss, former chairman and CEO of A.T. Cross Co., and for the many community members Bennett affects through his charitable work. more
The Social Enterprise Greenhouse has begun accepting applications for its next incubator and accelerator sessions for early stage social enterprise entrepreneurs looking to combine a traditional business with the public problem-solving goals of a charitable or social-service organization. more
Executive director of the Providence In-town Churches Association speaks about the organization’s long-term goals and the programs it offers. more
Two years ago, Kevin Gallagher volunteered to become a board member for the Center for Mediation and Collaboration Rhode Island, a nonprofit that had previously not been on the Providence attorney’s radar. more
Santander Bank N.A. has donated $1,000 to the Children’s Advocacy Center Bristol County through its Ideas for Good campaign. more
The Providence Athenaeum expects to hire a permanent executive director by the end of May but has hired Mike Gerhardt in an interim capacity to replace Alison Maxwell, according to Board of Directors President Candy Adriance. more
(Updated 11:50 a.m.) The American Heart Association has selected the Providence market as one of 15 around the nation to target health-promotion efforts at the community level using federal funds. more
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